Archives for September 2014

How Does The Aussie Dollar Affect Commercial Property?

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In simple terms, the answer is … both indirectly and indirectly.

The RBA’s Dilemma

General consensus is that our dollar should ideally be trading at around US85 cents. And that would provide a balance between encouraging non-resource export businesses, while not adding unwanted inflationary pressure.

The RBA could achieve this simply by lowering the official interest rate. However, that would then fuel even more local borrowing — especially within the residential property market. [Read more…]

There May Be Cash Hidden Within Your Property

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AS YOU ARE probably aware, property depreciation is mostly claimed by the owner of an income-producing property. And it’s for this reason, that many commercial tenants often miss out on the hidden cash available to them through depreciation.

Commercial tenants can claim depreciation deductions based on any fit-out or plant and equipment assets that they add to the property. [Read more…]

When is a Bank Guarantee NOT Guaranteed?

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YOUR TENANT’S OBLIGATION to pay rent, care for the premises and abide by the provisions of the lease is usually secured by your right (as the landlord) to terminate the lease and recover possession.

In reality, this does little to remedy the financial loss suffered by a landlord, as a result of a breach by the tenant. [Read more…]